Sarah Achiro

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Things you should be keen on in the Ugandan meat sector

I bet if you count the first 5 to 10 people who come to your mind, most of them will surely be a meat-eater. This notwithstanding, meat is and should be a key part of a balanced diet as it contributes valuable nutrients that are beneficial to health. Eyeing the source of which meat you …

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Taking Your Deserved Central Role in Re-defining Your Workplace.

For the past 9 months, I have been waking up to complaints from my sister Linda about how her job has become too miserable because of her annoying boss, her snooping colleagues, her uncomfortable work schedule and even the pettiest of issues. Whereas her constant complaining may have turned into a habit, we might all …

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How climate change has changed the way we look at the developing world..Part II

In case you missed, be sure to read Part I of how climate change has changed the way we look at the developing world. Today, we follow through with Part II of this article. Future climate policy will inevitably affect a wide range of business activities, including increased electricity prices, trade-able emission permits and carbon …

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How climate change has changed the way we look at the developing world..Part I

Initially, when I was thinking of writing this article, it came about after bumping into an undergraduate Economics classmate of mine called Johnnie who now works with the department of social protection at the Ministry of Labour and Social Development. When I told him I was now fulltime into consultancy, he tasked me with being …

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Easing the Entrepreneur’s Role in Separating Business and Personal Finances

When entrepreneurs are talking of how businesses emerge, many will say that they started their businesses to make some money for survival during hard times while others follow their passions to live a more fulfilling life and many other for the sake of being their own bosses. These routes to start-up are only a representation …

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What you might not know about the forestry business in Uganda – Part II

Following Part I of our article,What you might not know about the forestry business in Uganda, we wrap it up with Part II….. How does one come into the business? Prior to entering this commercial forestry business, it should be mentioned that access to land as well as financial resources are critical starting options. The …

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What you might not know about the forestry business in Uganda!

Growing up, I used to see trees as a play thing; a place to think of putting a tree house and playing therein. Better yet, we grew up with two mango trees in our compound and we used to make sure we harvest the really sweet mangoes in the due season. As I have grown …

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Purging The Holes In Your Relationship Management Model

A systematic set of activities in which businesses engage in to initiate, maintain and enhance contacts with different stakeholders is referred to as Relationship management. The engagement can be between the clients, industry peers, suppliers and other stakeholders. Given that the customer is very key to the success of any business, many businesses have devised …

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How Relationship Management can be Competitive Advantage for SMEs

A competitive advantage is one that a firm has over its competitors, allowing it to generate greater sales or margins and also retain more customers than its competition. There can be many types of competitive advantages including the firm’s quality of staff, its cost structure, product and service offerings, distribution network and customer relationship management …

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What every Small and Medium scale industry must know about production efficiency

A few months ago, we published an article Small Scale Industries, a credible option for emerging entrepreneurs and we have since received inquiries on how such small scale industries can improve efficiency. Many small and medium industries are started off by entrepreneurs who often lack necessary skills in running manufacturing enterprises. The challenges faced by …

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